Oklahoma City, Edmond receive high marks

Downtown Oklahoma City
Downtown Oklahoma City

This week brought more good news for Oklahoma Christian University’s neighborhood.

According to an article in the Oklahoman, the Oklahoma City metro area has the lowest unemployment rate among the largest 49 cities in the country. The city’s unemployment rate, already the lowest among the nation’s large cities, fell to 4.8 percent in July.

The national unemployment rate in July was 8.6 percent.

CNN Money Magazine ranked suburban Edmond, which borders Oklahoma Christian’s Oklahoma City location, as the nation’s 73rd best place to live.

Magazine officials wanted to find America’s best small city with a population of 50,000 to 300,000 people. 

In total, the Oklahoma City metro area population is 1.2 million people.

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